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Ambassador Rajiv Kumar Nagpal

AmbassadorRajiv Kumar Nagpal is an Indian Foreign Service officer. He assumed charge as Ambassador of India to Venezuela on 4th September 2018 and presented his credentials to the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on 7th September 2018.

Prior to current assignment in Caracas, he served as India’s Ambassador to Iceland in Reykjavik from September 2015 to August 2018

He has served in different capacities in Indian Missions in Sofia (Bulgaria), Hong Kong, Pyongyang (North Korea), Permanent Mission of India to WTO, Geneva (Switzerland), Dubai (UAE) Windhoek (Namibia) and Reykjavik (Iceland), besides stints at Headquarters in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

His diplomatic assignments included administrative and diplomatic work covering Political, Commercial, Consular and Cultural desks in Indian Missions, including as Acting High Commissioner of India in Windhoek (Namibia) in 2010,

Ambassador Nagpal is married to Lata and they have two daughters.